Lot 208

Hasted (Edward)

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent. Containing the Ancient and Present State of it, Civil and Ecclesiastical…, PRESENTATION COPY, FIRST EDITION, 4 vol., all 167 illustrations including folding plates and maps, map of Kent coloured, some tears and staining, extensively extra-illustrated and annotated, vol. 1 lacking final endpapers, vol. 3 and 4 with later endpapers, contemporary calf gilt, worn with repairs to spines, vol. 3 with final 2 leaves and board detached, folio, for the author by Simmons, Kirkby & Jones, Canterbury, 1778-99 (4)

*** Vol. 4 is bound with 2 letters from the author to the ornithologist John Latham (1740–1837). The set also includes Latham’s subscription note, bookplate and inscriptions, as well as later inscriptions by John Dunkin.

Estimate: £600-£800